2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N96

Recurrent pregnancy loss

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
  • N96 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM N96 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N96 - other international versions of ICD-10 N96 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • N96 is applicable to female patients.
Applicable To
  • Investigation or care in a nonpregnant woman with history of recurrent pregnancy loss
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as N96. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • recurrent pregancy loss with current pregnancy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O26.2

    Pregnancy care for patient with recurrent pregnancy loss

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    O26.2-
    )
The following code(s) above N96 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to N96:
  • N00-N99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range N00-N99

    Diseases of the genitourinary system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the genitourinary system
Approximate Synonyms
  • Habitual aborter-not pregnant
  • History of greater than two second trimester pregnancy losses
  • History of greater than two second trimester spontaneous abortions
  • History of recurrent miscarriage - not pregnant
Clinical Information
  • Spontaneous expulsion of a dead or non-viable fetus in 3 or more consecutive pregnancies at or about the same period of development.
  • Three or more consecutive spontaneous abortions.
ICD-10-CM N96 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 742 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy with cc/mcc
  • 743 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 760 Menstrual and other female reproductive system disorders with cc/mcc
  • 761 Menstrual and other female reproductive system disorders without cc/mcc

Convert N96 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to N96:
  • Type 2 Excludes: Z87.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z87.5

    Personal history of complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    Type 2 Excludes
    • recurrent pregnancy loss (N96)
  • Use Additional: Z31.43
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z31.43

    Encounter for genetic testing of female for procreative management

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • nonprocreative genetic testing (Z13.7-)
    Use Additional
    • code for recurrent pregnancy loss, if applicable (N96, O26.2-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to N96:
  • Abortion (complete) (spontaneous) O03.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O03.9

    Complete or unspecified spontaneous abortion without complication

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    Applicable To
    • Miscarriage NOS
    • Spontaneous abortion NOS
  • Loss (of)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N96
N94.818 Other vulvodynia
N94.819 …… unspecified
N94.89 Other specified conditions associated with female genital organs and menstrual cycle
N94.9 Unspecified condition associated with female genital organs and menstrual cycle
N95 Menopausal and other perimenopausal disorders
N95.0 Postmenopausal bleeding
N95.1 Menopausal and female climacteric states
N95.2 Postmenopausal atrophic vaginitis
N95.8 Other specified menopausal and perimenopausal disorders
N95.9 Unspecified menopausal and perimenopausal disorder
N96 Recurrent pregnancy loss
N97 Female infertility
N97.0 Female infertility associated with anovulation
N97.1 Female infertility of tubal origin
N97.2 Female infertility of uterine origin
N97.8 Female infertility of other origin
N97.9 Female infertility, unspecified
N98 Complications associated with artificial fertilization
N98.0 Infection associated with artificial insemination
N98.1 Hyperstimulation of ovaries
N98.2 Complications of attempted introduction of fertilized ovum following in vitro fertilization

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.